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Piscataway Man Charged With Home Invasion, Sexual Assault


“ By: Yuritza Arroyo

Middlesex County authorities announced today that a Hightstown man has been charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred on Thursday afternoon, July 6.

According to officials, on Thursday, July 6, at 1:24 P.M., authorities responded to a residence in Piscataway after receiving a 911 call reporting an assault.

Officials say upon their arrival the Piscataway Police Department located the victim, an adult female, who had sustained injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

An initial investigation by the Piscataway Police Department revealed that the victim was sexually assaulted.


Police say further investigation by Detectives of the Piscataway Police Department and Detectives of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Unit determined that Justin Surofsky, 26, of Hightstown was the assailant.

On Thursday, July 6, Surofsky was arrested in East Windsor without incident and charged with two counts of first-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, first- degree Criminal Attempt-Murder, second-degree Burglary, third-degree Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, second-degree Kidnapping, third-degree Criminal Restraint, second-degree Aggravated Assault, and first-degree Robbery.  

Surofsky presently is lodged at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center pending the results of a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.